The Mechanical Engineering program of LeTourneau University will produce graduates that are able to integrate theoretical knowledge with practical application for preparation as effective engineers in an ever-changing technological environment. This will be accomplished within an interdisciplinary framework and with a sense of a Christian vocation and commitment to serving God in society.
Mechanical Engineering Program Goals
It is the desire of our faculty that graduates from our program will develop successful and fulfilling careers, will be characterized by their interdisciplinary engineering strengths, will add value to their teams and to their companies, will complete engineering designs using both theoretical and practical knowledge, will be characterized by a high level of technical leadership skills, will be committed to continuous improvement, will actively promote the value and discipline of engineering at all levels of engagement with society, and will work diligently with a sense of Christian purpose in the workplace.
Mechanical Engineering Program Educational Objectives
Based upon input from our constituents our PEOs are the following:
- LeTourneau graduates will successfully enter the engineering profession or will pursue graduate education in engineering or related fields.
- LeTourneau graduates will continue professional development throughout their careers.
- LeTourneau graduates will engage the global dimensions of their profession.
Educational Student Outcomes
Student outcomes are those abilities that a graduate of the Mechanical Engineering program will have attained so that he/she can meet the educational objectives established for the program.
At the time of graduation, students in LeTourneau's Mechanical Engineering Program will have:
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
- an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data from experiments;
- an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;
- an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
- an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
- an ability to communicate effectively;
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
- a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
- a knowledge of contemporary issues;
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice;
- an ability to provide and/or properly respond to good leadership;
- an ability to make decisions based on appropriate economic considerations.
Fall 2016: 223
Fall 2015: 225
Fall 2014: 213
Spring/Fall 2016: 49
Spring/Fall 2015: 33
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